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About us

For more than 165 years, we have been providing our clients with tailor-made industrial maritime solutions with high added value maritime activities and integrated services from ship design to maritime operations in various sectors: Logistics & Transport, Dry Bulk, Marine Industrial Solutions and Ship management.

Learn moreEn savoir plus Édouard Louis-Dreyfus, President

Our Talents

Our 2,600 shore-based and ship-based personnel located around the world are our wealth and our pride by their training, their careers, their personalities, their visions of the world and their cultural diversities. Our office-based personnel work in diversified businesses ranging from commercial, financial and technical businesses linked to engineering and innovation. At sea, our crews are highly qualified personnel (masters, chief engineers, chief mates ...) who sail on the world’s seas...

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Fulvio Astengo LDPL Middle East Job Testimonial

9 April 2021

Job testimonial – Fulvio Astengo

CAREER 🧑‍🎤 “Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité”. “I have recently reached 15 years of experience in the maritime and logistics industries, operating in different sectors and playing different roles.[…] So far I have lived and worked in four different countries: Italy, Spain, Indonesia and the UAE. I can say that this path helped me have a 360-degree …

1 April 2021

News from the Wind of Change!

Fleet and Ships DP vessels and battery hybrid system were among the core topics of the latest European Dynamic Positioning Virtual Conference organized by Offshore Support Journal / Riviera Maritime Media. WIND OF CHANGE, SOV managed by LOUIS DREYFUS ARMATEURS for Ørsted was part of the case study presented by our colleague Pierre-Arthur Fortin, Newbuilding & Projects …
Semaine Emploi maritime 2021 France

31 March 2021

Week of the shipping industry careers!

Semaine de l’emploi maritime ! This article is only available in French version   Pôle emploi et ses partenaires organisent la 5e édition de la « Semaine de l’emploi maritime » du 29 mars au 2 avril 2021. Objectifs : découvrir les métiers de la mer, rencontrer les entreprises qui recrutent et les centres de …

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“We support you in all your maritime projects in France and abroad”